Philippine Swimming League (PSL) standouts Micaela Mojdeh of Immaculate Heart of Mary College-Paranaque and Marc Bryan Dula of Weisenheimer Academy will be spearheading the country’s campaign in the prestigious 2015 Singapore Midget Swimming Championships scheduled on September 12 to 13.
Mojdeh and Dula are fresh from impressive campaigns in the 2015 Singapore Invitational Swimming Meet. Mojdeh bagged the Most Outstanding Swimmer (MOS) award in the girls’ 8-9 class while Dula also got the MOS trophy in the boys’ 8-9 category.
“We are exposing these young swimmers in this competition. Most of them are beginners in international level but with this experience, swimmers will learn where they stand. We have lots of catching up to do,” said PSL President Susan Papa.
Joining Mojdeh and Dula are Aubrey Tom, who won seven gold medals in the 2015 Phuket Invitational Swimming Championship in March, and Rafael Lentejas 3rd, a medalist in the 2014 Royal Bangkok Swim Meet.
Also in the list are Ethan Gabriel, Asha Segotier, Julyianna Calibjo, Khrystian Tan, Michael Samaniego, Mykel Cuasay, Rodolf Rasay, Julia Basa, Chloe Laurente, Rex Dela Cruz Jr., Alexa Larrazabal, Amdre Dela Cruz, Mikyla Guzman, Tiffany Sanchez, Gian Banas, Morie Pabalan, Louise Famanilla, Venice Villarasa, John Bautista, Victor Cabrera, Chelsea Pastolero, Nicole Camacho, Janine Consul, Justin Badion, Allen Conda, Joshua Camacho and Prince Angeles.
“The swimmers are excited to compete and they are now preparing for it, great exposure for these young swimmers. The youngest is six and oldest is nine,” added Papa.
The PSL tankers will be competing against top swimmers from host Singapore, China, Vietnam, Thailand, Brunei Darussalam and Malaysia.
PSL is the national sports association for swimming of the Federation of School Sports Associations of the Philippines. It has the longest running swimming grassroots development program in the country. The PSL is also an affiliate to Federation International Sports University.